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film and television actor who tied yesterday at a hospital in, of course, dallas. >> reporter: that's right. larry hagman had a long and storied career in hollywood. dating back to the' 50s but he's best remembered for two roles. first as major anthony nelson where he standard opposite barbara eden in "i dream of jeannie" and his role in "there's a" that featured him as the iconic villain. but the who shot j.r. episode was one of the most watched tv episodes. the show got a second life on tnt debuting in june of this year. hagman was filming episodes for the second season shortly before his death. the second season is set to air in january. and while there are reports that he shot at least six episodes, no word on how writers plan to address the sad news of his passing. as dallas co-stars have been reacting via twitter and facebook with lynn gentleman grey, he was a wonderful dear bigger than life friend and barbara eden remembering his big laughs and smile. the current cast released this statement saying larry hagman was a giant, a larger-than-life personality whose iconic performa
remember him on the primetime television series of "dallas." offscreen, he was known as being larger than life and his co-stars remembering him as fun, wild, and rememberable. he died yesterday of complications from cancer. colleen takes a look at his life and legacy. >> reporter: larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known his stetson he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and stage, hagman will be remembered as the villainous j.r. ewing. >> you drove cliff to attempt suicide. >> how would i know he would do a dump thing like that in. >> when he was shot by an unknown assailant, it became one of the most famous cliffhangers in tv history, watched by 300 million people from all around the world. hagman never expected the show to endure. >> i just started the show doing six shows. i never thought i would do 300. >> in fact, the dallas fran choice was so successful, the series was recently reprised. tnt brought it back with a new generation of ewings. d hagman came back, too. returning as j.r. once again. critics say he was the best thing about "dallas" but explaining
, and this is a program that is so national. it's really like the yankees or even the dallas cowboys, really a national brand that i think the ratings last night from the game were tremendous and the national championship might be the most viewed college football game ever. this is really a program that people polarize. this is a program that matters. >> and notre dame will probably end up playing alabama or georgia from what i understand. quickly here, either one of those teams do you think good enough to beat the irish? >> i think both of them are. realistically people that follow college football know alabama is very strong, a die nas tick team. no matter what the match-up is, it's relevant. it's sort of this national powerhouse against the regional team, and it's great for college football. >> and it's notre dame. let's talk about another storied program but with a very different perspective, penn state. they went 8-4, but that's actually really an accomplishment considering the tremendous amount of turmoil they went through in the past year. you covered the whole jerry sandusky scandal or "si" and
falcons? they rallied to defeat the dallas cowboys sunday. michael turner's late touchdown run and four field goals by matt bryant. the falcons are now 8-0. >>> and on the final full day of campaigning, the race for president could not be any closer. it is what you call a dead heat. a new cnn/orc poll shows president obama and governor romney getting 49% each. both candidates have a busy day on the trail before tomorrow's election. >>> oh, florida, oh, florida, voters found long lines and chaos, especially in the southern part of the state. imagine waiting up to nine hours to vote. nine hours! >> we are up in miami-dade county election department, this is what they're going to us? >> this is what they do in that building. >> exactly. and this is the way they're treating us? we need to vote. we are not in some rural district waiting on the side of the road. this is the main place. and if we are treated like that here, god help the others. >> this is not cuba. this is not china. we cannot allow this to happen. >> seriously? can't we do better than that or was it on purpose and isn't it sa
texas is a lot different than a democrat in new york, los angeles, chicago, or even dallas, houston, or san antonio. back in 1968, back in 1968, hubert humphrey won the presidential vote in king county. george wallace came in second place, and back in 1964 when texas residents swron son ran for president, he got 85% of the voting since barry goldwater. they have voted for democrats before. it's certainly not this time or four year ago. >> so you talked to a lot of the people, and they don't really seem to be looking forward in temz of giving him another shot. is that your sense of talking to these folks that they're simply resigned or resentful in. >> i guess the best thing is these are nice hard-working people that live in king county, texas, but they're not giving any ground it comes to barack obama. we don't like him, but we'll see. this time there didn't seem to be any flexibility at all. snoo talk a bit about some of the communities. i know philadelphia and some other areas where it went overwhelmingly for obama. it was a completely different story. >> this is interesting. even
. here our president was killed in dallas in 1963, and in many countries people would go riot in the streets, but in america lyndon johnson was sworn in, and it's a smooth transition of power. look at gore verse bush in 2000. went all the way to the supreme court, but there they were breaking bread together, vice president gore and then incoming president bush. it is what -- what we're seeing today the healthy side of our democracy. >> all right. douglas brinkley, thank you. good to see you, as always. >>> i want to turn to another story here. we are going to boston. these are aerial shots here of a train crash in boston. we understand reports that as many as 20 people might have been injured from this crash. we don't have a lot of information about this, but we are looking at the boston common there, and this is, you know, known as the t, the transit system there, and we understand that because of a crash, at least 20 people have been injured. we're going to have more details as soon as we can, as soon as we get more information we'll bring that back up. we'll take a quick br
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